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HS2 to start in 2017 after election gives Government ‘vote of…

2 Jun 15

TRANSPORT Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has claimed the general election result gave the Government a massive vote of confidence in favour of HS2.

The controversial high-speed rail scheme which will pass between Lichfield and Whittington was a main topic of Mr McLoughlin’s first speech since his reappointment, Secretary of State for Transport.At Leeds Civic Hall, he said that boosting growth in the north, rebalancing the economy and creating a Northern…


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